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PUSH BUTTON HOUSE
Posted By Sarah Rich On December 6, 2005 @ 6:04 am In Architecture,Green Design Events,New York City,Prefab Housing | 9 Comments
Not long ago, we raved about Cargotecture’s  ingenius cargo dwellings. Last week, the NY Times  wrote about another cargo master, Adam Khalkin , who unveiled his new Push Button House at this week’s Art Basel Miami Beach .
The Push Button house is a single cargo container with motorized doors that open at the push of a button to reveal a plush interior. Khalkin has also designed a 3-bedroom house with five cargo containers called the Quik House  and a mini version called the A-Pod. His own house is made of twelve cargo containers in an airport hangar shell (see below).
Thanks, Geoff !
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URLs in this post:
 Image: http://www.inhabitat.com/2005/12/06/push-button-house/khalkin/
 Cargotecture’s: http://www.inhabitat.com/entry_755.php
 NY Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2005/12/01/garden/01kalkin.html?pagewanted=1&8hpib
 Adam Khalkin: http://www.architectureandhygiene.com/
 Art Basel Miami Beach: http://www.artbaselmiamibeach.com
 Quik House: http://www.architectureandhygiene.com/quikHouse/quikHouse_main.html
 Geoff: http://bldgblog.blogspot.com
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